It's easy to pinpoint Europe's most overrated players because they're all household names who regularly flatter to deceive.

But identifying Europe's most underrated players is often trickier.

We all have our opinions as to which players should be rated higher than others, but the five players on this list do not get enough credit for their efforts.

They all play vital roles in their respective teams, but often go under the radar because of the exploits of others in the team, or others in the same league.

So with that in mind, let's take a minute to pay tribute to those players who deserve some overdue recognition.

Know of any other underrated players at European clubs? Have your say in the comments section below.

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